Arkansas State Parks Trip Ideas Filter Park Petit Jean Cossatot River Crater of Diamonds Mississippi River Mount Magazine Parkin Archeological Pinnacle Mountain [X] Toltec Mounds [X] Devil's Den [X] Crowley's Ridge [X] Lake Fort Smith [X] Village Creek Region Central Northwest Upper Delta Park Activity Hiking Watchable Wildlife Trail Type Trail Difficulty Author Arkansas State Parks Staff Robin Gabe Adam Leslie Rebekah Spurlock Tara Gillanders Date Published June 2020 May 2020 April 2020 February 2020 January 2020 January 2019 September 2018 May 2018 February 2017 January 2017 November 2016 October 2016 April 2016 [X] March 2016 Artifact Tales Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Artifacts amaze me. It is a simple statement but every word is true. In certain cases, they are the only link that we have to past cultures. This is true at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. The American Indians that lived here are called the Plum Bayou Culture and they left clues to their way of life in the form of artifacts. They lived at this site around 1,200... The Park that was a Farm Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Entering Crowley’s Ridge State Park, the first things you notice are the trees. As you wander through the park you will see a wide variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and flowering plants. Getting Your Feet Wet Mar 2016 ⁄ Adam Leslie The best way to learn is to get your feet wet by taking part in a creek seining program. It was developed to help monitor the aquatic life found in Lee Creek, but it turned into so much more. Hard Work and Sweat Mar 2016 ⁄ Robin Gabe Imagine a group of Indians sitting quietly under the shade of a tree, wiping sweat from their brow and calculating how many more trips they must make with their baskets to complete their newest mound. Going Prehistoric! Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Come and see the archaeological wonders of the Toltec Mounds where you can experience these actual events and see our own piece of prehistory. Living Underground at Devil’s Den State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Rebekah Spurlock The unique sandstone crevice caves found at Devil’s Den State Park offer an intriguing immersion into the literal center of the layers of geology that support all life in the park. Winter on the Ridge Mar 2016 ⁄ Tara Gillanders Winter may seem an unlikely season to go exploring outdoors, but it really can be amazing. This is the time of year to experience the geologic structure of Crowley’s Ridge in northeast Arkansas. More Fun at Lake Fort Smith State Park Mar 2016 ⁄ Arkansas State Parks Staff Who doesn’t enjoy an evening by the fire, nestled in a cabin, in the woods, near a lake? Made all the more special as you feel your muscles relax after a day of hiking, kayaking and fishing.